The Outlook For 2020

Welcome to a new year and a new decade. I recently participated in a presentation hosted by the Economic Club of Canada. The big six Canadian banks had their chief economists offer their insights on the current state of the global economy. In addition, I would like to...
Interest Rate Predications

Interest Rate Predications

Investing in the financial markets is often a challenging experience and, so far in 2019, that has definitely been the case.  Most bond managers have kept their focus on the dramatic decline in interest rates around the world.  Much has been said about the level of...
Recap of 2018 – Outlook for 2019

Recap of 2018 – Outlook for 2019

Everyone knows how to win. Few know how to lose. Yet the secret to making money in the various markets is knowing how to lose and how to control your losses. In the book Warren Buffet calls the best book ever written on investing, namely Benjamin Graham’s THE...
Security Financial Update

Security Financial Update

It looks like 2018 will be the first year since 2008 where all the major indices are negative for the year.  Since 2008 we had an upward trajectory in the market with no recession since the Great Recession of 2008-09.  We are now showing signs of a late-cycle market...